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Nov 10, 2013 10:00pm EST
? >> the second sentence that we use the most in the famous cases from the supreme court. >> host: pay close attention. the no state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the united states. nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property without due process nor deny any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the law. welfare is a lot but what would it you tell our audience what made him the most important constitutional philosopher? what did he try to achieve? >> several. the first was to guarantee fundamental rights to all americans black and white he like to say leading up to the civil war that the word white is not in the constitution. what were those fundamental rights he wanted to guarantee other than the abolition of slip -- slavery? his view was the entire bill of rights should apply to all americans against the actions of the federal government and state government. at the time it did not apply to all americans and also to the action of state government so the state of virginia could sense he
Nov 30, 2013 3:15pm EST
. why is that? >> guest: i think the one four-letter word we can't use is work. they just work. i remember when i was teaching at ucla and i had to go on saturday nights to the research libraries and as i looked around almost everybody i saw were asian-american. i looked in vain for any black students there and there weren't many white students there so the following week when i go to classifying the asian-americans better prepared. there's no real mystery to it to me. they work. >> host: do you teach here at stanford? >> guest: no, i have not taught here at stanford. when i first came there were little hence that i might when i went to seminars but i never got those hints. >> host: do you miss teaching at all? >> guest: yes and no. teaching as it is today, no. teaching as it was when i started out in 1962 in a little college in new jersey, i really loved it. when i taught my last class at the end of the week i was looking forward to the next class the following monday. over the years the academic world change drastically and now when i got the offer from the hoover institution wh
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